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If you've never played desert golf, do yourself a favor and head out to Scottsdale. Do it once and you'll do it again

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With more than 314days of sunshine annually, average temperatures of 85.9 degrees, and close to 200 courses, Scottsdale is a golfer’s Camelot with high caliber designer` courses like Troon North, Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club, The Raven… more »

Gotta love flying Southwest; Please take a seat. Any seat ...

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You gotta love Southwest. On a recent trip to the Xona Resort Suites Media Golf Classic in Phoenix, I opted for this friendly carrier even though my flight left at 6 a.m. out of La Guardia and I had to get up at 3 a.m. to get there. Worth it. In addi… more »

The final LPGA event is a nail biter and still won't be aired live. Rats.

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The entire LPGA season comes to a climax this next weekend, Dec. 2-5. The action is all taking place in Orlando at Grand Cypress Golf Club. It's a big deal. But will we get to see it unfold as it happens?On the line is the Rolex Player of the Year,… more »

Linger to play golf in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on your way south

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Just as geese fly south come winter, so do people. Many drive. Coming from the northeast, the route typically follows I-95 all the way from Canada to Miami. Why not break up your trip with a few days stop in Myrtle Beach, the promised land for golf, qui… more »

Golf gifts with new twists

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With the holidays a sand wedge away, it's time to think of what to get for those golfers in your life. Forget hats, golf towels, tee and ball repair kits.Yes, you can always spring for a dozen balls, but how 'bout something different. Under $10Mart… more »

Branson, Missouri is full of surprises including golf

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Having seen the Wizard of Oz, I'd expected Branson, Missouri, to have Kansas-like terrain. Flat. The two states do after all share a border. That was my first surprise. We flew in over the steep forested hills of the Ozarks, with plunging ravines, rive… more »

Purple? What were Ryder Cup designers thinking?

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'Red, white and blue are good, reasonable colors. Red and white are pretty straight forward while the "blue" can be toned down a bit and still be blue. Good colors I've always thought for designers to work with providing they get the proportions right. J… more »

Celtic Manor's Twenty Ten created with Ryder Cup in mind, not typical of Welsh golf courses

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After three routs by the Europeans, finally the Americans came out on top at the last Ryder Cup match at Valhalla on our soil. Now we’re in a real dog fight as we look to the 38th Ryder Cup taking place this weekend at Celtic Manor in Wales.Followin… more »

It's a fact: Golf courses making effort to be "women friendly" improve their bottom line

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I continue to crank away at the same old saw, singing the same tune, marching the march. Now a new study funded by the Little Family Foundation and conducted by the National Golf Course Owners Association, backs up what many of us have known for years: a… more »

Empowering women to "master the "business" game of golf from the Boardroom to the Course

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Why is it that 900,000 women enter the game of golf each year making it the fastest growing segment of new golfers in the market…. yet about the same number give up on it in the same period? Two organizations are trying to change all this: The EWGA (Exec… more »

A bunker, is a bunker, is a bunker. Or not.

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We all know what happened. Just as we were relishing the thought of an exciting three-way playoff in the PGA Championship, Dustin Johnson was slapped with a two stroke penalty, one that would be debated by the folks at Golf Central and in the blogs… more »

It's crunch time for Ryder Cup Team selection

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As time for the 38th Ryder Cup (Oct. 1-3) closes in, the selection of who will play on the American team becomes a horse race. Who will Captain Corey Pavin pick for his 12 good men? September 7 is the date when Pavin names his four "wild card picks.… more »

Teeing it up along New York's Erie Canal

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Summer is in full swing in the Finger Lakes region which likes smack in Central New York, an area with more than 11 glacial-cut lakes and dramatic gorges. But there is another piece of water of great importance here, The Erie Canal.If you have a pas… more »

New dates and tickets for charity are win, wins for Turning Stone's upcoming PGA Tour event

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Atunyote Golf Club designed by Tom Fazio, one of the most graceful, well manicured courses on the PGA event schedule, is the venue for the 2010 Turning Stone Resort Championship, Aug. 2-8. "The late summer dates are a welcome change from the fall slo… more »

Seneca Nation's Hickory Stick Golf Course brings new RT Jones Jr. public track to Niagara Falls

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Western New York State has another star attraction almost within earshot of the thundering waters of Niagara Falls: the $25 million Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course. One of the few new daily fee courses to open in the country this year, the track is set… more »

Simply select where you want to play, find a tee time deal, and golf now!

Dates: July 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Treat yourself to 2 Nights at the luxurious and exciting Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino and enjoy 2 rounds of championship golf at GolfWeek's "Top 100 Resort Courses", Bali Hai Golf Club and the Royal Links Golf Club.
Price range: $499